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The Rival Queens by Nancy Goldstone
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Unarguably, Catherine de Medici was one of the most fascinating women to have lived. She couldn’t have stayed out of the history books even if she had tried. Although lesser discussed, her daughter Marquerite de Valois, was also captivating in her ow ...more
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Jewel of the Sea by Susan Wiggs
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The Rival Queens by Nancy Goldstone
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When Christ and His Saints Slept by Sharon Kay Penman
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Kinfolk by Pearl S. Buck
by Pearl S. Buck
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Being a full-blooded, American-born Hungarian whose parents came to America from Budapest to escape Communism; I am familiar with the struggle of feeling ties to a home country but also wanting to adapt to the ways of the current home. Pearl S. Buck ...more
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King John by Marc Morris
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